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Challenges for older people

Some challenges for older people by the CDC.

  1. Cognitive Challenges
    Aging results in normal changes in cognition. Three specific changes occur: reduced processing speed, greater tendency to be distracted, and reduced capacity to process and remember new information (working memory).
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A simple tech fix that will make you the family hero at Thanksgiving this year

Before fussing with your parents’ printer or router this Thanksgiving, there’s a much more important task that you—the family tech support by virtue of being a “computer person”—should help them take care of: enabling two-factor authentication. 896 more words

Penticton senior struck by SUV

PENTICTON, B.C. – RCMP say an elderly woman is recovering in hospital after being struck by an SUV on Skaha Lake Road Monday afternoon.

Emergency crews responded to the call around 4:50 p.m. 63 more words


Medicaid still not looked at

I can’t believe after applying for Medicaid in September, we still haven’t heard from the financial side, due to lack of help, too many cases, a new system that crashes and training to use that new system.   32 more words


The Storm

The time has finally come when it’s all going to go to hell, and nobody is going to be happy, and there just isn’t any avoiding it. 1,114 more words


Over prescribing -- high risk for the elderly

Elderly patients are taking too many drugs.  And, in most cases the drugs can be stopped.  This surprising idea was highlighted by Dr. Ezekiel J. 288 more words

The Proactive Patient

The Gift of Small Things

In those days Pat could still be counted on to remember a few details about your life. Your name, for instance, and that you went to the same church. 920 more words

Gift Of Small Things